oligodontia

oligodontia

[ol-i-goh-don-shuh, -shee-uh]
noun Dentistry.
an abnormal condition in which fewer than the normal number of teeth develop.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin; see olig-, -odont, -ia

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oligodontia ol·i·go·don·ti·a (ŏl'ĭ-gō-dŏn'shē-ə, -shə)
n.

  1. Presence of less than a full complement of teeth.

  2. See hypodontia.

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